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Mintons Footed Bowl

Auction:
2661B
Lot:
289A
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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2661B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 22, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Mintons Footed Bowl, London, late 19th or early 20th century, transfer decorated in brown with the climactic scene from Aesop's fable "The Tortoise and the Hare," with floral motif around rim and foot edge, base faintly stamped Mintons, hairline to rim, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 9 in.

Note: Decoration is copied from one in a series of Aesop's themed tiles designed by John Moyr Smith for Mintons in the 1870s.
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, The Tortoise and the Hare, John Moyr Smith

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